2022 Graduate Economic Analyst at Frontier Economics

Frontier is an economics consultancy that tackles the big questions facing governments, businesses and society. We support our clients on some of the most interesting, topical and high-profile issues across these areas. We help our clients to analyse and understand their markets and to formulate strategies based on sound economics. The methods and models we use are often complex, but our advice is always succinct, clear and honest. We use our analysis to provide insight into complex situations, giving clients jargon-free opinions and results that can withstand even the closest scrutiny.


We advise across sectors and countries and we are one of the largest economic consultancies in Europe with more than 250 Economists based in our offices in Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, Dublin, London, Paris and Madrid. Owned entirely by our staff, our business attracts the best people and the most interesting work. We go beyond the numbers to find out what’s really going on. Our clients enjoy objective advice, clearly expressed. With our help, they make better decisions and get better results.

About The Analyst Programme

The great thing about being a new analyst at Frontier is that your programme lasts two years, allowing you plenty of opportunities to find out more about the working world of economics. You will have the opportunity to rotate across some of our practices whilst working alongside our highly experienced economists.

You will attend a comprehensive induction week and attend weekly training sessions for the first six months. You will then continue to have regular seminars, internal training and mentoring.

Throughout the programme you’ll be supported by two experienced mentors and your graduate ‘buddy’

Positions for 2022 are available in our Berlin and Cologne offices (please note that we are also looking for interns in these offices. Further details can be found on our website)

Analyst roles will typically commence in September and October 2022. However, please note that in the Cologne office, we are also looking for people to start earlier in the year.

What will you be doing in your new role?


As part of a team and supported by your mentors and buddies you will:


  • Start working for our clients very early on with the support of more experienced consultants
  • Deliver robust and accurate technical or theoretical analysis
  • Share thoughts and ideas to solve client problems, involving internal and external meetings
  • Contribute to the writing of reports, slide packs or notes, written in a logical and well-structured manner using language appropriate for the intended audience
  • Apply economic frameworks, ranging from simple data analysis to complex econometric modelling
  • Present your findings to colleagues and clients
  • Continue to develop and grow your Excel, Stata and modelling skills
  • Collaborate with your project team/s, whilst also being able to work alone on a piece of analysis seeking support when required
  • Manage your own work and time to ensure you meet the agreed project deadlines, seeking advice from more experienced consultants as required.
  • Have the opportunity to work with Frontier economists across our EMEA offices and,
  • Play a part in the running of the firm working on projects that enhance our culture, working life and client experience.


About You


  • You will have obtained a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in one of the following topics: Economics/Finance/Engineering (or equivalent) and will be due to/will have obtain/ed a Masters in Economics/Finance or Engineering. If you haven’t started your masters yet or won’t be completing your masters until 2023 or after then please apply for our internship
  • Strong interest and understanding of micro-economics
  • Some knowledge of the relevant software
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Exceptional communication skills (leadership skills, feedback skills, communicating under pressure)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • It would be useful if you have a fluency in German, but this is not essential (a second language is also desirable, but not essential)


What you need to do next

If you would like to apply submit your application now!

Deadline: 31 May 2022

(We would strongly encourage applicants to apply early as the vacancy may close earlier if positions are filled)

When applying please only submit one application to your preferred office. You can still select other offices that you are interested in on the application form.

  • Please note that you are not required to upload a photo to your CV*

We are determined that everyone has an equal chance to join us and progress their career with Frontier. We care about creating an inclusive atmosphere and are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all its forms. Read more about our incentives here: https://www.frontier-economics.com/uk/en/careers/diversity-inclusion/

Frontier Economics is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.